Welcome to the NT Mental Health Coalition

The Northern Territory Mental Health Coalition (NTMHC) is the peak body for community managed (NGO) mental health sector in the Northern Territory.The NTMHC has a network of around 200 individuals, organisations and stakeholders including a membership of about 35 organisations across the Northern Territory.

The NT Mental Health Coalition is a full member of the Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA) and a founding and board member of Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA).

NTMHC engages and consults regularly with the NGO community mental health sector, its’ members and stakeholders through workshops, surveys, forums, one on one discussions, social media, events such as Mental Health Week promotion, phone and email contact.

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Invitational Roundtable

This series of Invitational Roundtables will facilitate NDIS information sharing across the country and enable deeper engagement between the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and key leaders of the mental health sector.

DATE: Tuesday 4th October, 2016
TIME: 9.30am – 4.00pm
VENUE: Double Tree By Hilton Esplanade Darwin – PH: (08) 8980 0800

Click here to download the flyer

Report from the NT Mental Health Forums, June 2016

The aim of this report is to provide a document that captures information from the Northern Territory Mental Health Coalition (NTMHC) June 2016 forums and acts as a guide for NTMHC. The intention is to support and strengthening the important role of NTMHC as a peak body during this period of significant reform. The document is also intended to assist NTMHC in consultation with the key Northern Territory (NT) reform players i.e. NT Government, NT Primary Health Network (NT PHN) and NTMHC member services to work towards positive, collaborative outcomes.

Click here to download the report.

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The Art of Our Healing

An exhibition by participants of MHACA
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The Residency
Mon 10 Oct to Sun 23 Oct
10am – 3pm daily

Mon 10 Oct
10am – 12 noon

Live music by Story Teller
Wed 12 Oct
11.30 am – 1.30pm
The Bakery will be open for lunch

Mental Health Week 9-15 Oct 2016



Visit our Mental Health Week web site http://mhw.ntmhc.org.au

Would you like to advertise your Mental Health Week event?
Email: eo@ntmhc.org.au with the details.

The Aim of Mental Health Week is to promote social and emotional wellbeing to the community, encouraging people to maximise their health potential, enhancing the coping capacity of communities, families, individuals and increasing mental health recovery.

Objectives of Mental Health Week:

  • Increase mental health literacy in the general population
  • Decrease the stigma surrounding mental illness
  • Increase help-seeking or preventative behaviours
  • Celebrate the achievements of mental health consumers
  • Develop public and stakeholder awareness of the range of services available

Mental Health Week Organiser’s Kit

  • MHW Organiser Kit (full kit includes Flyer, Mini Grant Application and Post Event Evaluation forms)